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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 探る (saguru)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 探る (saguru)

Kana: さぐる
Kanji: 探る
Romaji: saguru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to feel around for, to fumble for, to grope for, to search for, to look for, to investigate, to probe into, to spy on, to sound out, to explore (parts unknown), to enjoy (natural beauty)
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

懸命に記憶の奥底を探っていると、頭がふたたびうずきはじめた。
kenmei ni kioku o okusoku o sagutte iru to, atama ga futatabi uzukihajimeta..
My head was throbbing again as I frantically plumbed the depths of my memory.

彼女の声は夫の同意を探るように尻上がりに高くなった。
kanojo no koe wa otto no doui o saguru you ni shiriagari ni takaku natta.
Her voice was raised questioningly, as though she hung on her husband’s assent to her plan.

探る (saguru)

あなたがたの行動を探ろうとしましたが、わけがわからなくてね。
anatagata no koudou o sagurou to shimashita ga, wake ga wakaranakute ne.
I was trying to figure out what you were doing, but it made no sense.

Eメールで動画を送る方法を探りましょうか?
iimeeru de douga o okuru houhou o sagurimashou ka.
Should I find a way to e-mail the video to them?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 探 (tàn)
Korean: 뒤지다 (dwijida)

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